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During my last week at the Library of Congress, we presented an exhibit of recent acquisitions to the dance collections. It was really great to show and explain the materials to a wider audience. I have included a few photos of it below:

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All images reproduced by Nicole Topich at the Library of Congress Performing Arts Division.

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Before Marge danced with Gower, her first dance partner was Louis Hightower. Louis was the movement model for Prince Charming in Disney’s 1937 Snow White film alongside Marge, which can be seen in the Life magazine article about Snow White. Tragically, Louis was killed in the Normandy landings on D-Day, and Marge’s new dance partner after World War II was Gower Champion.

 

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All images reproduced by Nicole Topich from the Marge Champion Collection at the Library of Congress Performing Arts Division.

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